Senior Cloud Engineer


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With a sufficient timezone overlap with the team, we’re able to hire eligible candidates for this role from any location in Australia and New Zealand. If this sparks your interest, apply today and chat with our friendly Recruitment team further. 
Do you enjoy automating your Cloud Infrastructure management and find yourself intrigued about the challenges of doing it at scale? The Cloud Engineering team is Atlassian's Cloud Centre of Excellence. We’re searching for a Senior Engineer to join the team and help keep our cloud practices lean and mean.
A typical day in the job will see you maintaining and improving our tooling, on/off boarding AWS accounts, automating configuration management, security and compliance monitoring, and standards enforcement. Your passion for researching Cloud Services in depth will see engineering teams throughout the business seek your guidance on using them safely and at scale.
An ideal candidate is someone who is eager to learn new things, keeps on top of industry trends (particularly those related to cloud technologies) and loves to share their knowledge with others.
More About the Team
Cloud Engineering was crafted to specialise in the design and application of proven methodology principles to Atlassian's hosted services and infrastructure. Currently 7 strong and from a variety of backgrounds, the team's mission is to thoroughly examine current and emerging cloud technologies and practices, with the purpose of optimising their use at Atlassian. As Atlassian grows, our challenge is to ever improve our ability to scale with our customers, providing faster and more efficient ways of empowering them yet maintaining consistency.
As each year passes our mission becomes more ambitious as we strive to optimise the financial, operational, and security practices of our ever growing cloud presence. We build and maintain services that touch every corner of Atlassian's infrastructure, spanning 100’s of accounts, and effecting 1000’s of internal customers.

On your first day, you will have:

    • Significant experience with designing, implementing and operating large scale services on AWS.
    • A deep understanding of Python, including frameworks such as Django, Flask and/or FastAPI
    • Experience working with microservices and AWS serverless offerings such as: API Gateway, Dynamodb, Lambda, Step Functions, SQS, etc.
    • Experience with integrating to distributed systems using REST interfaces or similar techniques
    • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with a wide variety of people, from junior engineers to senior executives
    • Working in an Agile team
    • Experience leading projects from start to finish

We would love you to have:

    • Hands on experience developing applications in Go
    • Proven ability to coach and mentor other specialists to grow their technical and troubleshooting skills.
    • Frontend Experience (Typescript/React)
    • Experience supporting other Cloud Providers (GCP, Azure)
    • Familiarity with Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence, BitBucket)
Our perks & benefits
To support you at work and play, our perks and benefits include ample time off, an annual education budget, paid volunteer days, and so much more.
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